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NOTES TO PA RISIN A.

It is the hour when from the boughs | down their cheeks, and npon their knees, imThe nightingale's high note is heard, plored him for mercy: adducing whatever rea

sons they could suggest for sparing the offenders, As twilight melts beneath the morn away. besides those motives of honour and decency

(p. 126. which might persuade him to conceal from the These fourteen lines were printed as set to public so scandalous a deed. But his rage made sic some time since, but belonged to the him inflexible, and, on the instant, he coinmandm where they now appear, the greater parted that the sentence should be put in execution. which was composed prior to "Lara," and "It was, then, in the prisons of the castle, jer compositions since published.

and exactly in those frightful dungeons which

are seen at this day beneath the chamber called at should have won as haught a crest. (p. 128. the Aurora, at the foot of the Lion's tower, at laught-haughty.-"Away, haught man, thou the top of the street Giovecca, that on the night insulting me." SHAKSPEARE, Richard II. of the twenty-first of May were beheaded, first,

Ugo, and afterwards Parisina. Zoese, he that ller life began and closed in woe. [p. 130. accused her, conducted the latter under his arın "This torned out a calamitous year for the to the place of punishment. She, all along, fanople of Ferrara, for there occurred a very cied, that she was to be thrown into a pit, and

gical event in the court of their sovereign. asked at every step, whether she was yet come ir annals, both printed and in manuscrir to the spot ? She was told that her punishment th the exception of the unpolished and negli- was the axe. She inquired what was become of at work of Sardi, and one other, have given Ugo, and received for answer, that he was e following relation of it, from which, how already dead; at the which, sighing grievously, er, are rejected many details, and especially she exclaimed, “Now, then, I wish not myselí

narrative of Bandelli, who wrote a century to live;" and being come to the block , she erwards, and who does not accord with the stripped herself with her own hands of all her temporary historians.

ornaments, and wrapping a cloth round her "By the above mentioned Stella dell' Assas- head, submitted to the fatal stroke which termi10, the Marquis, in the year 1405, had a son nated the cruel scene. The same was done with lled Ugo, a beautiful and ingenious youth. Rangoni, who, together with the others, accordtrisina Malatesta, second wife of Niccolo, like ing to two calendars in the library of St. Frane generality of stepmothers, treated him with cesco, was buried in the cemetery of that contle kindness, to the infinite regret of the Mar- | vent. Nothing else is known respecting the is, who regarded him with fond partiality. women. ne day she asked leave of her husband to un- "The Marquis kept watch the whole of that

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certain journey, to which he consent- dreadful night, and, as he was walking back, but upon condition that Ugo should bear her wards and forwards, inquired of the Captain of mpany; for he hoped by these means to in the castle if Ugo was dead yet? who answered ce her, in the end, to lay aside the obstinate him, Yes. He then gave himself up to the most ersion which she had conceived against him. I desperate lamentations, exclaiming, “Oh! that I ad indeed this intent was accomplished but too were dead, since I have been hurried on to » well, since, during the journey, she not only resolve thus against my own Ugo!" And then vested herself of all her hatred, but fell into gnawing with his teeth a cane which he had in e opposite extreme. After their return, the his hand, he passed the rest of the night in arquis had no longer any occasion to renew sighs and tears, calling frequently upon his own . former reproofs. It happened one day that dear Ugo. On the following day, calling to mind servant of the Marquis, named Zoege, or, as that it would be necessary to make public his me call him, Giorgio, passing before the apart- justification, seeing that the transaction could ents of Parisina, saw going out from them one not be kept secret, he ordered the narrative to her chambermaids, all terrified and in tears. be drawn out upon paper, and sent it to all the king the reason, she told him that her mis courts of Italy. ss, for some slight offence. had been beating "On receiving this advice, the Doge of Venice, T; and, giving vent to her rage, she added, Francesco Foscari, gave orders, but without pubat she could easily be revenged, if she chose lishing his reasons, that stop should be put to

make known the criminal familiarity which the preparations for a tournament, which under bsisted between Parisina and her step-son. the auspices of the Marquis, and at the expense he servant took note of the words, and related of the city of Padua, was about to take place, em to his master. He was astounded thereat, in the square of St. Mark, in order to celebrate

his ears, he assured him his advancement to the dacal chair. If of the fact, alas! too clearly, on the 18th of "The Marquis, in addition to what he had alay, 1425, by looking through a hole made in the ready done, 'from some unaccountable burst of iling of his wife's chamber. Instantly he broke vengeance, commanded that as many of the marto a furious rage, and arrested both of them, ried women as were well known to him to be gether with Aldobrandino Rangoni, of Modena, faithless, like his Parasina, should, like her, be T gentleman, and also, as some say, two of beheaded. Amongst others, Barbarina, or as e women of her chamber, a, abettors of this some call her, Laodamia Romei, wife of the nful act. He ordered them to be brought to a court judge, underwent this sentence, at the isty trial, desiring the judges to pronounce usual place of execution, that is to say, in the ntence, in the accustomed forms, upon the quarter of St. Giacomo, opposite the present

prits. This sentence was death. Some there fortress, beyond St. Paul's. It cannot be told ere that bestirred themselves in favour of the how strange appeared this proceeding in a prinre, linquents, and, amongst others, Ugoccion Con- who, considering his own disposition, should, as ario, who was all-powerful with Niccolo, and it secmed, have been in such cases most indulgent. so his aged and much deserving minister Al- | Some, however, there were, who did not fail to irto dal Sale. Both of these, their tears flowing cominend him." FRIZz, History of Ferrara.

ly believing his ear

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By Bonnivard. May none those marks efface!, Bonnivard fat garant; ses manuscrits, pai

(p. 131. sont dans la bibliothèque publique, pronten François de Bonnivard, fils de Louis de Bon- qu'il avait bien lu les auteurs classiques latin nivard, originaire de Seyssel et Seigneur de et qu'il avait approfondi la théologie et Phiar Lunes, naquit en 1496 ; il fit ses études à Turin. Ce grand homme aimait les sciences, et ilmu

oncle, lui qu'elles pouvaient faire la gloire de comer résigna le Prieuré de St. Victor, qui aboutissait aussi il ne négligea rien pour les fiue die aux murs de Genève, et qui forinait un bénéfice cette ville naissante ; en 1551 il donna sa te considérable.

thèque au public ; elle fut le commencement de Ce grand homme (Bonnivard mérite ce titre notre bibliothèque publique; et ces livres par la force de son âme, la droiture de son en partie les rares et belles éditions dan cœur, la noblesse de ses intentions, la sagesse zième siècle qu'on voit dans notre ellen de ses conseils, le courage de ses démarches, Enfin, pendant la même année, ce bon paria l'étendue de ses connaissances et la vivacité de institua la République son héritière, à credits son esprit), ce grand homme, qui excitera l'ad qu'elle emploierait ses biens à entretenir le miration de tous ceux qu'une vertu heroique | lege dont on projetait peut encore émouvoir, inspirera encore la plus Îl parait que Bonnivard mourut en 1970: FL vive reconnaissance dans les cæurs des Génevois on ne peut l'assurer, parce qu'il y a de las qui aiment Genève. Bonnivard en fut toujours dans le Nécrologe depuis le mois de Jual an des plus fermes appuis : pour assurer la li- 1570 jusqu'en 1571. berté de notre République, il ne craignit pas de perdre souvent la sienne; il oublia son repos ;

In a single night. il méprisa ses richesses; il ne négligea rien Ludovico Sforza, and others. The sam pour affermir le bonheur d'une patrie qu'il ho- anserted of Marie Antoinette's, the sale nora de son choix: dès ce moment il la chérit Louis XVI., though not in quite so short a Mer comme le plus zélé de ses citoyens ; il la servit Grief is said to have the same effect: to it avec l'intrépidité d'un héros, et il écrivit son and not to fear, this change in her's was to histoire avec la naïveté d'un philosophe et la attributed. chaleur d'un patriote.

Il dit dans le commencement de son histoire From Chillon's snow-white battlement. [p3 de Genève, que, dès qu'il eut commencé de lire The Chateau de Chillon is situated between l'histoire des nations, il se sentit entrainé par Clarens and Villeneuve, which last is * son gout pour les Rér iques, dont il épousa

xtremity of the Lake of Geneva. On its toujours les intéréts: c'est ce gout pour la liberté are the entrances of the Rhone, and eppes qui lui fit sans doute adopter Genève pour sa patrie. are the heights of Mellerie and the ranged

Bonnivard, encore jeune, s'annonça hautement | Alps above Boveret and St. Gingo. comme le défenseur de Genève contre le Duc Near it, on a hill behind, is a torrent: been de Savoye et l'Evéque.

it, washing its walls, the lake has been farbant En 1519, Bonnivard devint le martyr de sa to the depth of 800 feet (French meaftre); in patrie : le Duc de Savoye étant entré dans Ge-lit are a range of dangeons, in which the car nève avec cinq-cents hommes, Bonnivard craig-| reformers, and subsequently prisoners of the nit le ressentiment du Duc; il voulut se retirer were confined. Across one of the Vas à Fribourg pour en éviter les suites ; mais il / beam black with age, on which we were in fut trahi par deux hommes qui l'accompagnaient, ed that the condemned were formerly eseci et conduit par ordre du Prince à Grosée, où il in the cells are seven pillars, or, rather, eft, resta prisonnier pendant deux ans. Bonnivard one being half merged in the wall; in sam était inalheureux dans ses voyages; comme ses these are rings for the fetters and the leto malheurs n'avaient point ralenti son zélé pour in the pavement the steps of Bonnivard Genève, il était toujours un ennemi redoutable | left their traces-he was confined here mm pour ceux qui la menaçaient, et par conséquent years. il devait être exposé à leurs coups. Il fut ren- It is by this castle that Rousseau has contré en 1530 sur le Jura, par des voleurs, qui the catastrophe of his Heloise, in the resear le dépouillèrent, et qui le mirent encore entre one of her children by Julie from the les mains du Duc de Savoye: ce Prince le fit the shock of which, and the illness procent enfermer dans le Château de Chillon, où il the immersion, is the cause of her death resta sans être interrogé jusqu'en 1536; il fut The chateau is larce, and seen along the le alors délivré par les Bernois, qui s'emparèrent for a great distance. The walls are white du Pays de Vaud. Bonnivard, en sortant de sa captivité, eut le

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hen there was a little isle. plaisir de trouver Genève libre et réformée : la Between the entrances of the Rhone and république s'empressa de lui témoigner sa re- leneuve, not far from Chillon, is a very connaissance et de le dédommager des maux island; the only one I could perceive 1 qu'il avait soufferts ; elle le reçut Bourgeois de voyage round and over the lake, withia. la ville au mois de Juin 1536; elle lui donna la cuinference. It contains a few trees (I thine maison habitée autrefois par le Vicaire-Général, above threc), and from its singleness and et elle lui assigna une pension de 200 écus d'or nutive size has a peculiar effect up tant qu'il séjournerait à Genève. Il fut admis When the foregoing poem was composed dans le Conseil des Deux-Cents en 1537.

| not sufficiently aware of the history el bew pas fini d'être utile: après vard, or I should have endeavoured to avoir travaillé à rendre Genève libre, il réussit the subject by an attempt to celebrate, a à la rendre tolérante. Bonnivard engagea le

ra engagea jerage and his virtues. Some account Conseil à accorder aux Ecclésiastiques et aux / will be found in the above pote to the paysans un temps suffisant pour examiner les on Chillon," with which I have been propositions qu'on leur faisait; il réussit par sa by the kindness of a citizen of that ke douceur: on préche toujours le Christianisme l which is still proud of the memory. avec succès quand on le prêche avec charité. I worthy of the best age of ancient treeden

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will be found in the abot have been for

NOTES TO BE P P 0.

Like the lost Pleiad seen no more below. | aspirate, according to the Arabesquo guttural.

[p. 144. St. 14. It means what there is as yet no precise paine "Quæ septem dici sex tamen esse solent." Ovid. for in England, though the practice is as com

mon as in any tramontane country whatever. lis name Giuseppe, call d more briefly, Beppo. Beppo is the Joe of the Italian P. 145. St. 25.

Raphael, who died in thy embrace, and sies. The Spaniards call the person a “Cortejo."

(p. 147. St. 46. (p. 146. St. 37. For the received accounts of the cause of RaCortejo" is pronounced “Corteho," with an phael's death, see his Livee. .

NOTES TO DON JUA N.

NOTES TO CANTO I.

That e'er by precious metal was held in.

[p. 199. St. 71. Brave men were living before Agamemnon.

This dress is Moorish, and the bracelets and [p. 153. St. 5.

bar are worn in the manner described. The

reader will perceive hereafter, that, as the “Vixere fortes ante Agamemnona." HORACE.

mother of Haidee was of Fez, her daughter Save thine "incomparable oil," Macassar !

wore the garb of the country.

[p. 154. St. 17. Description des vertus incomparables de l'huile

A like gold bar, above her instep rolld.

[p. 199. St. 72. e Macassar."-See the advertisement.

The bar of gold above the instep is a mark They only add them all in an appendir.

of sovereign rank in the women of the families (p. 156. St. 44.

of the Deys, and is worn as such by their female Fact. There is, or was, such an edition, with

relatives. II the obnoxious epigrams of Martial placed by hemselves at the end.

Her person i allow'd at large to run.

(p. 199. St. 73. The bard I quote from does not sing amiss.

This is no exaggeration; there were four 160. St. 88.

women, whom I remember to have seen, who Campbell's Gertrude of Wyoming; it is the

possessed their hair in this profusion; of these, pening of Canto III.

three were English, the other was a Levantine.

Their hair was of that length and quantity, Is it for this that General Count O'Reilly,

that when let down, it almost entirely shaded Who took Algiers, declares I used him vilely?

the person, so as nearly to render dress a su

. 165. Si vis I perfiuity. Or these, only one had dark hair: the Donna Julia here made a mistake. Count

Oriental's had, perhaps, the lightest colour of )Reilly did not take Algierg—but Algiers very

the four. learly took him; he and his army and fleet etreated with great loss, and not much credit,

Soft hour! which wakes the wish and melts the rom before that city.

heart.

(p. 204. St. 108.

Era già l' ora che volge 'l disio, My days of love are oder, mo no more

A' naviganti, e 'ntenerisce il cuore ;

(p. 171. St. 216. Lo di cho han detto a' dolci amici a dio; Me nec femina, nec puer

E che lo nuovo peregrin' d' amore Jam, nec spes animi credula mutui,

Punge, se ode squilla di lontano, Nec certare juvat mero,

Che paja 'l giorno pianger che si moore." Nec vincire novis tempora floribus.

DANTE's Purgatory, C. 8. This last line is the first of Gray's Elegy,

taken by him without acknowledgment. NOTES TO CANTO III.

Some hands unseen strew'd flowers upon his tomb. Por none likes more to hear himself converse.

(p. 204. St. 109. (p. 197. St. 45. | See Suetonius for this fact. Rispose allor' Margatte, a dirtel tosto,

Io non credo più al nero ch' all azzurro; Ma nell cappone, o lesso, o vuogli arrosto,

NOTES TO CANTO IV. B credo alcuna volta anco nel burro; Nella cervogia, e quando io n'ho nell mosto,

A vein had burst. (p. 209. St. 59. E molto più nell' espro che il mangurro; | This is no very uncommon effect of the vioMa sopra tutto nel buon vino ho fede,

lence of conflicting and different passions. The E credo che sia salvo chi gli crede.

Doge Francis Foscari, on his deposition, in 1457, Pulci, Morgante Maggiore, 18, 151. hearing the bell of St. Mark announce the election of his sucocesor, “mourut subitement d'une 1 A marble fountain echoes. [p. 220. &.. hémorrhagie causée par une veine qui éclata A common furniture.-I recollect being reeris dans sa poitrine, " (see Sismondi and Daru,) ed by Ali Pacha, in a room containing a barak at the age of eighty years, when Who would basin and fountain, have thought the old man had so much blood in him?" Before I was sixteen years of age,

The gate so splendid was in all its features I was witness to a melancholy instance of the same effect of mixed passions upon a young person;

Features of a gate - a ininisterial betaler who, however, did not die in consequence, at

“the feature upon which this question hinges. *that time, but fell a victim gome years afterwards

See the “Fudge Family," or bear Castlered to a seizure of the same kind, arising from causes intimately connected with agitation of mind.

Though on more thorough-bred or fairer en But sold by the impresario at no' high rate.

(p. 211. St. 80. "There is perhaps nothing more distino / This is a fact. A few years ago a man engaged birth than the hand: it is almost the who a company for some foreign theatre, embarked of blood which aristocracy can generate. them at an Italian port, and, carrying them to Algiers, sold them all. One of the women, returned from her captivity, I heard sing, by

Save Solyman, the glory of their lize. a strange coincidence, in Rossini's opera of

(p. 229. & 12 „L’Italiana in Algeri," at Venice, in the begin-lin his essay con Empire, " hints that selymes

It may not be unworthy of remark, that Barn, ning of 1817.

was the last of his line; on what authority, From all the pope makes yearly 'twould perplex know not. These are his words: "The deanu To find three perfect pipes of the third sex. tion of Mustapha was so fatal to Solyman's lite

[p. 212. St. 86. as the succession of the Turks from Solyna. It is strange that it should be the Pope and until this day, is suspected to be ustree, ai the Sultan who are the chief encouragers of this of strange blood; for that Solymus the Second branch of trade-women being prohibited as was thought to be supposititious." Rat Bacon, a singers at St. Peter's and not deemed trnet. (hig historical authorities, is often inaccurate. I worthy as guardians of the haram.

could give half a dozen instances from b

apophthegins only. While weeds and ordure rankle round the base. Being in the hornour of cri

Being in the hunour of criticism, I shall po

[p. 214. St. 103. i ceed, after having ventured upon the slipe The pillar which records the battle of Ravenna | Bacon, to touch on one or two as trifting i 18 is about two miles from the city, on the opposite

edition of the British poets, by the jastly-cele side of the river to the road towards Forli. brated Campbel

brated Campbell.-But I do this in good will Gaston de Foix, who gained the battle, was kill- and trust it will be so taken. ed in it; there fell on both sides twenty thousand add to my opinion of the talents and true feel men. The present state of the pillar and its site ing of that gentleman, it would be his classical is described in the text.

honest, and triumphant defence of Pope, uus
the vulgar cant of the day, and its existing

Grub-street.
NOTES TO CANTO V. The inadvertencies to which I allude are :

Firstly, in speaking of Anstey, whom k
The ocean stream.

[p. 215. St. 3. cuses of having taken “his leading characte This expression of Homer has been much cri- | from Smollett." Anstey's Bath Guide wa ticised. It hardly answers to our Atlantic ideas

lished in 1766. Smollett's Humphry Clinler i of the ocean, but is sufficiently applicable to the only work of Smollett's from which Hellespont, and the Bosphorus, with tho Ægean could have been taken) was written dari intersected with islands.

Smollett's last residence at Leghorn, in 17.

Argal," if there has been any borrowiak, The Giant's Grave.

[p. 215. St. 5. stey must be the creditor, and not the debtor. “ The Giant's Grave" is a height on the refer Mr. Campbell to his own data la hus on Adriatic shore of the Bosphorue. much frequented of Smollett and Anstey. by holiday parties : Jike Harrow and Highgate. Secondlly, Mr. Campbell says in the

Cowper that “he knows not to whom Cowper And running out as fast as I was able.

alludes in these lines :

(p. 218..St. 33. Nor he who. for the bane of thousands The assassination alluded to took place on the Built God a church, and laugh'd his word to : eighth of December, 1820, in the streets of R-, not a hundred paces from the residence of the The Calvinist meant Voltaire, and the chara writer. The circumstances were as described. of Ferney, with its inscription, "Deo Era

Voltaire.' Killd by five bullets from an old gun-barrel. I Thirdly, in the life of Burus, Mr. C. quates

(p. 218. St. 34. Shakespeare thus,There was found close by him an old gunbarrel, sawn hall off: it had just been discharged,

To gild refined gold, to paint the roue, and was still warm.

Or add fresh perfume to the violet.

This version by no means improves the anio Prepared for supper with a glass of rum. nal, which is as follows:

(p. 220. St. 53. In Turkey nothing is inore common than for

To gild refined gold, to paint the lily, • the Mussulmans to take several glasses of strong

To throw a perfume on the violet, spirits by way of appetizer. I have seen them take as many as six of raki before dinner, and A great poet quoting another shou swear that they dined the better for it; I tried | rect; he should also be accurate when the experiment, but was like the Scotchman, who I a Parnassian brother of that dangerous having heard that the birds called kittiewiaks borrowing:" a poet had better borrow were admirable whets, ate six of them, and (excepting inoney) than the thoughts complained that he was no lunsrier than when they are always sure to be reclaimed: he began."

| very hard, having been the lender, to be *

King Jass.

uoling another should be cor

inced as the debtor, as in the case of Anstey Bid Ireland's Londonderry's Marquess show rsus Smollett.

His parts of speech.

. 268. St. 49. . Is there is “honour amongst thieves," let. This was written long before the suicide of re be some amongst poets, and give each his that person.

;- none can afford to give it more than Mr. mpbell himself, who, with a high reputation Your "fortune" was in a fair way to swell

originality, and a fame which cannot be A man," as Giles says. (p. 269. St. 63. ken, is the only poet of the times (except "His Fortune swells him, it is rank, he's gers) who can be reproached (and in him it is married."-Sir Giles Overrcach. MASSINGER. leed a reproach) with having written too little.

NOTES TO CANTO X.
NOTES TO CANTO VIII.
AU sounds û pierceth, Allah! Allah! Hu!"

| Would scarcely join again the "reformadoes.“

(p. 273. St. 13. [p. 251. St. 8. “Reformers," or rather“Reformed." The Baron *Allah! Hu!" is properly the war - cry of the Bradwardine, in Waverley, is authority for ussulmans, and they dwell long on the last the word. Ilable, which gives it a very wild and peculiar 'ect.

The endless 8001 bestows a tint far deeper 'arnage" (80 Wordsworth tells you) is God's

Than can be hid by altering his shirt.51. SL 9.

[p. 273. St. 15. daughter

Query suit 2-PRINTER'S DEVIL.“ “But thy *) most dreaded instrument In working out a pure intent,

Balgounie's Brig's black wall. [p. 273. St. 18 Is man array'd for mutual slaughter ;

The brig of Don, near the "auld toun" of Yea, Carnage is thy daughter!"

| Aberdeen, with its one arch and its black deep WORDSWORTH's Thanksgiving Ode. salmon stream below, is in my memory as yester

day. I still remember, though perhaps I may as printed Grove, although his name was Grose.

misquote, the awful proverb which made me (p. 252. St. 18.

pause to cross it, and yet lean over it with a A fact ; see the Waterloo Gazettes. I recollect

childish delight, being an only son, at least by marking at the time to a friend:-“There is

the inother's side. The saying as recollected by me! a man is killed, his name is Grose, and

me was this-but I have never heard or seen it ley print it Grove." I was at college with the

since I was nine years of age :eceased, who was a very amiable and clever an, and his society in great request for his “Brig of Balgounie, black's your wa'; it, gaiety, and "chansons à boire."

Wi' a wife's ae son and a mear's ae foal,

Doun ye shall fa'!" rio pity "that such meanings should pave Hell." |

(p. 252. St. 25.

Oh, for a forty-parson-power to chart The Portuguese proverb says that “Hell is

Thy praise, Hypocrisy!" (p. 275. St. 34. aved with good intentions."

A metaphor taken from the “forty-horse-power"

of a steam-engine. That mad wag, the Reverend NOTES TO CANTO IX.

S. S., sitting hy a brother-clergymnan at dinner,

observed afterwards that his dull neighbour had Humanity would rise, and thunder Nay!

a "twelve-parson-power" of conversation.

(p. 263. St. 1. Query, Ney?_PRINTER's Devil.

To strip the Sasons of their hydes, like tannera.

[p. 275. St. 36. And send the sentinel before your gate

"Hyde." - I believe a hyde of land to be a A slice or two from your luxurious meals. legitimate word, and as such subject to the tax

(p. 264. St. 6. of a quibble. "I at this time got a post, being sick for fatigue, rith four others. - We were sent to break bis-1 Was given to her favourite, and now bore his. uit, and make a mess for Lord Wellington's

(p. 276. St. 49. ounds. I was very hungry, and thought it a The Empress went to the Crimea, accompanied ood job at the time, as we got our own fill by the Emperor Joseph, in the year-I forget hile we broke the biscuit ,- a thing I had not which. (It was 1787.) ot for some days. When thus engaged, the 'rodigal Son was never once out of

Which gave her dukes the graceless name of nd I sighed, as I fed the dogs, over my humble

Biron."

(p. 277. St. 58. ituation and my ruined hopes." - Journal of a In the Empress Anne's time, Biren, her favourfoldier of the 71st Regt. during the War in Spain. ite, assumed the name and arms of the “Birons"

(p. 266. Si. 33. of France, which families are yet extant with

that of England. There are still the daughters Because he could no more digest his dinner. of Courland of that name; one of them I reHe was killed in a conspiracy, after his temper member seeing in England in the blessed year ad been exasperated, by his extreme costivity, of the Allies – the Duchess of S.- to whom the o a degree of insanity.

English Duchess of S-t presented me as a

namesake. And had just buried the fair-faced Lanskoi.

(p. 268. St. 47.

Eleven thousand maidenheads of bone, He was the “grande passion" of the grande The greatest number flesh hath ever known. Catherine. - See her Lives, under the head of

(p. 277. St. 62. 'Lanskoy."

St. Ursula and her eleven thousand virgins

were still extant in 1816, and may be so yet as *) To wit, the Deity's. This is perhaps as much as ever. pretty a pedigree for Murder, as ever was found out' by Garter - King -at-Arme. – What Who butcher'd half the earth, and bullied t'other. would have been said had any free - spoken

[p. 279. St. 81. people discovered such a lineage ?

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